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Can I drink coffee if I have strep throat

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Strep verification?: Was your strep throat verified by culture?If not, you have to find the cause of your pain. In the meantime try ice cream or popsicles. They are very s... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes but why?: There would not be any significant reaction between the amoxicillin and alcohol but the alcohol may irritate the throat causing increase pain and disc... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Not recommended: There is a common myth that alcohol mixed with antibiotics, such as Amoxicillin, causes interactions. Because of the strep throat (healing delay) alc... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Yes: It should be fine if you take the whole pill crushed.it can be placed in pudding,applesauce eg. Watch for any return of fever and cough.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Look at the picture: Often strepthroat presents as a bad sorethroat, fever, maybe some headaches/achiness, and a nasty looking throat as pictured here. So, if u have these... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Strep Throat: The common recommendation made is to avoid contact with others for the first 24 hours that you are on antibiotic.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
If verified- treat: The majority of sore throats are viruses, but if you have verified strep you should have it treated.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Penicillin: How do you know it is strep throat? By culture or by rapid test in the dr office?Penicillins remain as the first choice treatment for streptococcal in... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not necessarily: More than half of sore throats are caused by various viruses that would not benefit from antibiotic treatment, in fact , antibiotics could cause a sig... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: In penicillin allergic patients with streptococcal pharyngitis the macrolides-erythromycin, biaxin (clarithromycin) or zithromax as well as Clindamyci... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Urgent care center: Living in the mid cities, there are many affordable urgent care centers, like primacare, in your area. Go today to get this checked out. The fees ar... Read More
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